Guigues [IV] d'Albon Comte d'Albon
(Between 1025/1030-Abt 1106)
(Between 1039/1041-Bef 1106)
Guigues [V] d'Albon Comte d'Albon
(Between 1050/1070-1125)
(-Between 1146/1147)
Guigues [VI] d'Albon Comte d'Albon
(Abt 1090/1100-1142)


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1. Clémence de Mâcon

Guigues [VI] d'Albon Comte d'Albon

  • Born: Abt 1090-1100
  • Marriage (1): Clémence de Mâcon about 1120
  • Died: 28 Jun 1142 aged about 52

   Cause of his death was Killed in battle.

  General Notes:

GUIGUES [VI] d'Albon, son of GUIGUES [V] Comte d'Albon & his wife Regina [Matilda] --- ([1090/1100]-killed in battle La Buissière 28 Jun 1142, bur Notre Dame de Grenoble). Comte Guigues and his wife "Regina nominate Maheldis" donated property to Chalais abbey, with the approval of "leurs fils Guigues Delfinus et Humbert", by charter dated 31 Oct 1110. "Guigo Delphinus" donated "decimas ecclesiæ Heroneii", payment of which "pater meus Guigo comes" relinquished in his favour, to Domène by undated charter. He succeeded his father as Comte d'Albon. He was known as "Dauphin", the first of the family to be referred to in contemporary charters with the surname "Delfinus". A charter dated to [1122] records a donation by "Guigo comes et Matildis uxor eius" of property "in parochia Sancti Saturnini juxta aquam Velciam" to the abbey of Bonnevaux, later confirmed by "Guigo delphinus et uxor eius et Humbertus Podiensis episcopus frater eius", the confirmation witnessed by "Matildis mater eius". " The necrology of the Priory of Saint-Martin-des-Champs records the death "V Kal Jul" of "Guigo comes".

m ([1120]) CLEMENCE [Marguerite] de Mâcon, daughter of ETIENNE [I] Comte de Mâcon [Bourgogne-Comté] & his wife Béatrix de Lorraine (-Abbaye des Ayes [28 Jan/8 Feb] 1164, bur Abbaye des Ayes). The Vita Margaritæ Albonensis comitissæ records that "Stephani Burgundiæ comitis filia, soror…Rainaldi et Guillermi, neptisque…Papæ Callixti" married "comitis Guigonis Dalphini" in celebrations conducted by "principe Guigone veteri, eiusdem Guigone patre". The Aymari Rivalli De Allobrogibus records that "Guigo secundus" married "Macildam vel Clementiam filiam Stephani seu Sophini, Burgundiæ ducis, neptem papæ Claixti secundi". A monumental inscription at the abbey of Ayes, near Grenoble, records the death "VI Id Feb" in 1164 of "Margareta comitissa". The necrology of the priory of Saint-Robert records the death "VII Kal Jan" of "Margareta comitissa".

Guigues [VI] & his wife had three children: Guigues, Marquise and Beatrix.

Guigues married Clémence de Mâcon, daughter of Étienne I de Bourgogne Comte de Mâcon, Seigneur de Varasque and Béatrice de Lorraine, about 1120. (Clémence de Mâcon died between 28 Jan 1164 and 8 Feb 1164 in Abbaye Notre-Dame des Ayes, Crolles, Isère, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, 38190, FR 1 and was buried in Abbaye Notre-Dame des Ayes, Crolles, Isère, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, 38190, FR 1.)


1 Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>.

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